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Old 02-07-2018, 04:02 PM   #1
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Higher P-Trap Routing. Do I have to cut into my vanity here?


My drain 10" off the right side wall. The whole section is 31", so a 30" vanity is snug. Can I route a P-trap to be higher than the drain pipe as is without cutting into this section below it? I was thinking of having an S-pipe but apparently those are against code (read it here)
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Is it an existing vanity or a vanity that you just bought? The reason that I ask is a vanity with a lower floor & drawers on the left would make the installation a lot easier.
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Is it an existing vanity or a vanity that you just bought? The reason that I ask is a vanity with a lower floor & drawers on the left would make the installation a lot easier.
Vanity I bought. I could get a left drawer unit but the ones I've found didn't fit right with the right side door opening. I'm staying with this one.
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Sorry but I don't see what the problem is here. You will just need a longer tailpiece coming down off your sink and your p trap will be at the right height. I would take that existing pvc off there and put a 45 on it, an extension, then a SJ trap adapter so it's at least pointing in the right general direction.
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Ok, I thought that there might be an easier way. Here's a pic of a high trap.

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Sorry but I don't see what the problem is here. You will just need a longer tailpiece coming down off your sink and your p trap will be at the right height. I would take that existing pvc off there and put a 45 on it, an extension, then a SJ trap adapter so it's at least pointing in the right general direction.
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Ok, I thought that there might be an easier way. Here's a pic of a high trap.

https://i.stack.imgur.com/2rcCC.jpg
I really, really want to do this - is it to code?
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I really, really want to do this - is it to code?
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Without opening the wall and raising the tee, your only option is to cut the shelf for the trap
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Wasn't the pic that I posted up to code? If not, why not?
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Wasn't the pic that I posted up to code? If not, why not?
It is an S trap.

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Install a clean out with a vertical riser.
Install tee for trap/adapter.
Install studor vent above trap arm.

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Take the back piece of drywall off and raise the drain in the wall. Probably take less time then we've spent writing back and forth here. I understand why you wouldn't cut the shelf, the trap would interfere with the drawer. Next time, choose your vanity ahead of time so you know where all the rough plumbing has to go. Not that big of a deal to fix.
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Take the back piece of drywall off and raise the drain in the wall. Probably take less time then we've spent writing back and forth here. I understand why you wouldn't cut the shelf, the trap would interfere with the drawer. Next time, choose your vanity ahead of time so you know where all the rough plumbing has to go. Not that big of a deal to fix.
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Yeah that is ultimately what I will be doing. Going with a plumber to do it since I am on a time crunch and DIYing this for me would take 15x time.
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Yeah that is ultimately what I will be doing. Going with a plumber to do it since I am on a time crunch and DIYing this for me would take 15x time.
Plus a minimum of three trips to the store!😆
Those vanities with the drawer in the bottom are pretty neat. I made one like that for a job a few years back. Toekick was part of the drawer too, didn't waste any space.

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